Pearls of Wisdom
The thought manifests as the word; The
word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into
habit; And habit hardens into character. So watch the thought
and its ways with care, And let it spring from love born out of
concern for all beings.
High-minded actions, ideal qualities,
and sacred thoughts are basic foundations of character.
~ Sri Sathya Sai
Only the wisest and the stupidest of
men never change.
is He that is in you, than he that is in the world.
Refrain from doing ill; for one all
powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are
all to prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.
The ultimate measure of a man is not
where he stands in moments of comfort, but were he stands at times
of challenge and controversy.
~ Marin Luter King
Every man alone is sincere; at the
entrance of a second person hypocrisy begins.
~ Ralph Waldo
Man is not the sum of what he has but
the totality of what he does not yet have, of what he might have.
~ Jean-Paul Sartre
Your Character Ethic and
The elements of Personality Ethic, such as
influence strategies, and positive thinking, are essential for
but these are secondary, not primary traits. "You can pick up quick, easy
techniques that may work in short-term situations. But secondary traits
alone have no permanent worth in long-term relationships. Eventually, if
there isn't deep
integrity and fundamental character strength, the challenges of life
will cause true motives to surface and human relationships failure will
replace short-term success," says Kenneth Blanchard.1
Only basic goodness gives life to techniques.
To achieve great results,
focus first on yourself
beliefs and values, your
deepest motives and perceptions – and then on your techniques.
There are two main paths of the Personality
Human and public relations techniques (e.g.
communication skills; influence strategies)
understanding proceeds right
from right thought proceeds right
from right speech proceeds right
from right action proceeds right
from right livelihood proceeds right
from right effort proceeds right
from right awareness proceeds right
from right concentration proceeds right
from right wisdom proceeds right
The Wheel of Life:
Eastern vs. Western View
The Wheel of Life in
Win-Win as a frame of mind which
constantly seeks mutual benefit in all human interactions, especially
To grow a
Win-Win mindset, you need to focus on the development of three